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ID number:  BIRBI-B1927
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Maurice; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  589-590
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.35
Weight (g):  12.50
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting unnumbered. Glendining, 3rd May 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maurice facing, wearing cuirass, and plumed helmet with pendilia, holding globus cruciger in r. hand, and shield decorated with horseman on l. arm. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ N mAVI C TIbЄR PP AVC (Our lord Maurice Tiberius, eternal Augustus). Reverse: ANN… ϚII (Year 8). Mint mark: …O… Control mark: B (2).

Bibliography:  MIB II 67D

Notes:  Overstruck obverse on obverse; probably on Justinian I follis.

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Maurice
Byzantine
c.539
602
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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